Definition of price discrimination in English:

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price discrimination

Pronunciation: /prīs dəˌskriməˈnāSHən/


The action of selling the same product at different prices to different buyers, in order to maximize sales and profits.
Example sentences
  • Contributions and purchases of tie-in products effectively allow price discrimination even if different purchase prices cannot be maintained.
  • Information products that are less time-sensitive can exploit the time-based price discrimination approach to maximize profits over time as well as capture profit from both new and repeat customers.
  • If a monopolist is going to exercise a crude form of price discrimination and set different prices for groups of consumers an obvious division might be between the Member States.
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